346 Global Agronomy: II

Oral Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
This is a general oral session for papers on global agronomy.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M100 E

Charles S. Wortmann
Sjoerd Willem Duiker
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Attaining Food Security in North Korea.
C. Jerry Nelson, University of Missouri
8:20 AM
Improved Varieties for Expanding Cowpea Cultivation in South Africa.
Joseph A.N. Asiwe, University of Limpopo; Bir B. Singh, Texas A&M University and G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology; Jamie L. Foster, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; John Bow, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
8:35 AM
Relevance of Wheat Yield Gap Concept in Tunisia.
Haithem Bahri, National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry; Taoufik Hermesssi, National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water, and Forestry; Mohamed Annabi, National Institute of Agronomic Research; Fakher Kembi, National Agronomy Institute of Tunisia; Roukaya Chibani, National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry; Mohamed Thameur Chaibi, National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water, and Forestry; Justin van Wart, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Haishun Yang, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
8:50 AM
The Effectiveness of a Snickers Retrospective Survey for Evaluation: From Academic Classroom to African Small Holder Farmers.
Jason D Streubel, Convoy of Hope/Evangel University/Washington State University; Harold P. Collins, USDA-ARS; Steven C. Fransen, Washington State University; Chad Kruger, Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University; Brittni Woods, Convoy of Hope
9:05 AM
Adoption of a New-Age Hand Planter for the Developing World.
William R. Raun, Oklahoma State University; Randy Taylor, Oklahoma State University; jagmandeep dhillon, Oklahoma State University; Bruno Morandin Figueiredo, Oklahoma State University; Edgar Ascencio, CENTA; Daniel Kizza Ssajjabi, Oklahoma State University
9:20 AM
A New Approach to Estimating National Maize Production in Nigeria.
Morakinyo Abiodun Fakorede, Obafemi Awolowo University; Samson Ajala, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Head-quarters.; Abebe Menkir, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Baffour Badu-Apraku, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-Nigeria; Tahirou Abdulaye, IITA
9:35 AM
9:50 AM
Guinea-Race Sorghum Hybrids: Benefits for Producers in Mali.
Krista Isaacs, ICRISAT; Eva Weltzien-Rattunde, ICRISAT; Hermann Some, Institut d'Economie Rurale; Abdoula Diallo, ICRISAT; Bocar Diallo, Institut d'Economie Rurale; Mamourou Sibide, ICRISAT; H. Frederick Weltzien-Rattunde, ICRISAT
10:05 AM
Leaf Removal Influences Grain Yield of Diverse Pulse Crops.
Rosemary Bulyaba, Iowa State University; Andrew W. Lenssen, Iowa State University
10:50 AM
Establishment and Optimization of Genomic Selection to Accelerate the Domestication and Improvement of Intermediate Wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium) Using Recurrent Selection.
Xiaofei Zhang, North Carolina State University; Ahmad Sallam, University of Minnesota; Liangliang Gao, University of Minnesota; Traci Kantarski, Kansas State University; Jesse Poland, Kansas State University; Donald L. Wyse, University of Minnesota; Lee DeHaan, The Land Institute; James A. Anderson, University of Minnesota
11:05 AM
11:05 AM